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welcome to ólafsfJöRður Ólafsfjörður is a new and exciting destination in Icelandic whale watching. The town is a part of the Tröllaskagi peninsula and has recently gained easier access with road tunnels between the towns Siglufjörður and Ólafsfjörður.

Where to get tickets: Our ticket office by the harbour in Ólafsfjörður

Hótel Brimnes in the town of Ólafsfjörður

Online www.northsailing.is

Look for our yellow flags When you arrive in Ólafsfjörður you’ll easily find North Sailing by the harbour, simply look for our yellow flags.

Call +354 464 7272

We recommend booking in advance. We accept all major credit cards and foreign currency. Please note that tours may vary. No guarantees can be given for sightings and timings can change slightly as the sailing routes can differ. The nature is untamed and therefore we do not control the animals, the weather and other elements of nature.

Travel Agency

Tour Operator

Authorised by Icelandic Tourist Board

Authorised by Icelandic Tourist Board

UR ÖRÐ SFJ ÍK F A ÓL AV HÚS ICELAND CREATED WITH LOVE AND RESPECT AT BLOKKIN - WWW.BLOKKIN.IS

North Sailing I Hafnarstétt 9 I 640 Húsavík I Iceland +354 464 7272 I info@northsailing.is I www.northsailing.is

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THE ARCTIC BOW scenic route

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WhaLe WatCHING Try whale watching from Ólafsfjörður, an authentic Icelandic fishing town located at the mouth of Eyjafjörður fjord, literally minutes away from known feeding grounds of whales.

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Spend 3 hours at sea enjoying the wild nature

HÚSAVÍK

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Step aboard a traditional Icelandic oak boat

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HOFSÓS

The tour offers great opportunity to enjoy the wildlife of the area and witness whales and birds in their natural habitat on board a traditional Icelandic oak boat.

DALVÍK along THE ARCTIC BOW

TrÖLLASKAGI peninsula

Dalvík The Museum of Dalvík

+354 466 1497 www.dalvik.is/byggdasafn/english

Ólafsfjörður Hótel Brimnes

THE ARCTIC BOW driving distances

TIMETABLE - DAILY DEPARTURES

+354 466 2651

Akureyri - Ólafsfjörður: 61 km

Swimming Pool

August

Akureyri - Siglufjörður: 77 km

10:00

10:00 13:30 20:00

10:00 13:30

Akureyri - Hofsós: 138 km

GUIDE Expert whale watching guide. EXTRA CLOTHES Warm 66° North overalls, raincoats, hats, gloves and blankets.

PRICE Adults: E 49.00 7-15 years: E 18.00 Under 7 years: Free

Ólafsfjörður

DAY TOUR

REFRESHMENTS Hot chocolate and local snack.

whale watching

July

DURATION Approximately 3 hours.

The Natural Museum

Akureyri - Dalvík: 44 km

June

20:00

Akureyri

+354 466 2400 www.brimnes.is

+354 464 9250

Siglufjörður Maritime Museum +354 467 1604 www.sild.is

ABOUT NORTH SAILING North Sailing is a leading company in tourism and Icelandic coastal culture and was the first company in Iceland to organise and offer regular whale watching tours. North Sailing has been awarded both domestically and internationally which has encouraged the company to develop and seek new opportunities. Whale watching from Ólafsfjörður is one of the results of North Sailing’s ambitious progress.

The Folk Music Centre +354 467 2300 setur.fjallabyggd.is

Hannes Boy Café +354 461 7730 www.raudka.is

Hvanneyri Hostel

+354 467 1506 www.hvanneyri.com

north sailing’s BOATS

Guesthouse Tröllaskagi

North Sailing only operates preserved, traditional Icelandic oak fishing boats. They are specially equipped for the purpose of whale watching and their gentle and relaxing movement provides an ideal atmosphere when sailing the seas.

hofsós Icelandic Emigration Centre

+354 467 2100 www.northhotels.is

+354 453 7935 www.hofsos.is


North Sailing - Ólafsfjörður Whale Watching